Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop

1 Hr

1.7 km Circuit

191 m

Hard track
This walk captures three of the best lookouts along this line of cliffs – Denfenella, Princes Rock and Wentworth Falls Lookouts. The walk between these lookouts is generally not too hard, allowing you to thoroughly enjoy the superb views.

Maps for the Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.7 km
Time 1 Hr

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


1.1km of this walk has short steep hills and another 300m has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 180m is flat with no steps and the remaining 150m is very steep.

Quality of track

820m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 590m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (270m) follows a smooth and hardened path.


Around 1.2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 440m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.2km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 530m requires some bushwalking experience.


Around 1.5km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 150m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.


920m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 620m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). The remaining (150m) has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wentworth Falls Lookouts Loop walk starts and ends at the Wentworth Falls Lookout (gps: -33.72594, 150.372)
Your transport options to Wentworth Falls Lookout are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/wfll

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)